Online Program

Sustainable urban communities and strategies to achieve equity

Monday, November 2, 2015 : 9:10 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Kara Drane, Catawba Regional Council of Governments (COG), Rock Hill, SC
The Brundtland Commission of the United Nations defines sustainable development as meeting the needs of the present without sacrificing the ability of future generations to meet their needs. Healthy places ARE sustainable places. This presentation will focus on sustainable communities and the strategies cities can utilize to reduce their ecological footprints and be healthier, livable, and more equitable places.

Learning Areas:

Other professions or practice related to public health
Program planning

Learning Objectives:
Describe the role of planners in creating healthy, sustainable, and equitable places. Discuss how cross-sector collaborations are crucial for creating healthy, sustainable, and equitable places.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: tbab
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.